1952 United States presidential election in Illinois

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United States presidential election in Illinois, 1952

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All 27 Illinois votes to the Electoral College
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Nominee Dwight D. Eisenhower Adlai Stevenson
Party Republican Democratic
Home state New York[2] Illinois
Running mate Richard Nixon John Sparkman
Electoral vote 27 0
Popular vote 2,457,327 2,013,920
Percentage 54.84% 44.94%

President before election

Harry S. Truman

Elected President

Dwight D. Eisenhower

The 1952 United States presidential election in Illinois took place on November 4, 1952, as part of the 1952 United States presidential election. Illinois voters chose twenty seven representatives, or electors, to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.[3]

Illinois was won by Columbia University President Dwight D. Eisenhower (RNew York), running with Senator Richard Nixon, with 54.84% of the popular vote, against Adlai Stevenson (DIllinois), running with Senator John Sparkman, with 44.94% of the popular vote.


United States presidential election in Illinois, 1952[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower 2,457,327 54.84%
Democratic Adlai Stevenson 2,013,920 44.94%
Socialist Labor Eric Hass 9,363 0.21%
Write-ins Write-ins 448 0.01%
Total votes 4,481,058 100%


  1. ^ "United States Presidential election of 1952 - Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved July 25, 2017.
  2. ^ "U.S. presidential election, 1952". Facts on File. Retrieved October 24, 2013. Eisenhower, born in Texas, considered a resident of New York, and headquartered at the time in Paris, finally decided to run for the Republican nomination
  3. ^ a b "1952 Presidential Election Results Illinois".